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Food bank growth down to Tory austerity, claims Nicola Sturgeon

Food bank growth down to Tory austerity, claims Nicola Sturgeon

However, Ms Sturgeon said she was "proud" of the SNP's record and insisted that its policies had made Scotland the most progressive part of the UK. Scotland voted to Remain in the June 23, 2016, referendum by a 62-to-38%, while there was a more marginal victory for the campaign in Northern Ireland.



Trump appealed to Comey to abandon Flynn probe

According to the notes written by Comey following a February meeting with the president, Trump brought up the counterintelligence investigation into Flynn and urged Comey to drop the probe in the wake of the national security adviser's resignation.


Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Lindsey Graham, the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, whether there was evidence of collusion between Trump and Russian Federation but Yates declined to answer, citing the classified nature of the investigation.


Minecraft will no longer use cookies to breed parrots

Minecraft will no longer use cookies to breed parrots

In real life however, far from being an aphrodisiac, chocolate can be lethal to parrots. Although Minecraft is clearly not representative of the real world, the user pointed out that the game's enormous sway with young players could lead to unfortunate unintended consequences.


Mounties missing mark on mental health programs, auditor general says

Mounties missing mark on mental health programs, auditor general says

Auditor-General Michael Ferguson's latest report was produced in the context of a long-standing fight with the federal government over access to key information. In other cases, some plants told the department that foreign workers were needed because Canadian workers had quit "because of conditions or difficulty of work".


Global computer virus likely to wreak more havoc

Global computer virus likely to wreak more havoc

The report said the threat "is most often introduced from denial of service attacks (attempts to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users) and ransomware such as "cryptolocker", but can also arise during the transition between different IT systems".